Infrastructure Linux News for May 17, 2001
Dean Pannell (aka Dinotrac): Milk, Magnets, MegaMarts and...Mundie? (May 17, 2001, 23:00)
Since Mundie Madness began a few weeks ago, we've been treated
with analyses summoning everybody from Ayn Rand to Sun Tzu. Dean
Pannell is here to remind us that sometimes a little horse sense
lays bare the irony of MegaMart complaining that mom and pop are
threatening its way of life.
Letter to the Editor: Regarding the LSB (a response to Dennis Powell) (May 17, 2001, 21:18)
Bob Bernstein has written a letter taking issue with some of the
proposals in Dennis Powell's recent LinuxPlanet column "How
Distributions Can Succeed (and help Linux take over the
[Mr. Powell has since responded at length in the talkbacks
DukeOfURL: Soyo SY-K7ADA: Soyo Takes a Shot at DDR [motherboard review]
(May 17, 2001, 21:15)
This review of Soyo's K7ADA says the motherboard is stable and
of good quality, and notes that Linux support for its chipset is
very robust. The cost of appropriate RAM, some poor layout
decisions, and some performance issues are problems to
Microsoft's Craig Mundie responds to his critics (May 17, 2001, 17:07)
Despite the intense criticism thrown his way by Open
Software/Free Software advocates, Microsoft's Craig Mundie responds
with his reasons as to why Open/Free software is still
SuSE�s Releases an Answer to Microsoft's "10 Disadvantages of Linux" (May 17, 2001, 15:55)
SuSE has released a response (in German) to Microsoft's recent
whitepaper on the disadvantages of Linux for retailers.
Red Hat and Penguin Computing Announce Partnership (May 17, 2001, 14:51)
"Linux computer manufacturer Penguin Computing and Red Hat Inc.
have announced a partership in which Red Hat will provide
certification and in-house Red Hat certified engineering support
for Penguin's hardware."